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Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Confirms Kirchner Government in Argentina Asked Interpol to Revoke ‘Red Notices’ for AMIA Bombing Planners

Argentina's beleaguered former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, received a further blow from an unexpected quarter on Wednesday, with the Iranian foreign minister's confirmation...

December 13, 2017 12:27 pm

Advocates, Community Members Applaud Rutgers for Disciplinary Actions Against ‘Antisemitic’ Professor

Advocates and community members have applauded Rutgers University for taking disciplinary action against a professor who shared tweets denigrating Jews and Israel. After completing an initial internal investigation, the university confirmed in a letter sent to...

Top Senator Praises Hanukkah-Eve Passage of Key Holocaust Restitution Legislation

Senate minority leader Charles Schumer hailed the passage of new legislation on Tuesday that will boost the restitution process for Holocaust survivors and their families. The Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act, passed by the Senate...

Argentine Judge Orders Ex-Foreign Minister At Heart of AMIA Bombing Cover-Up to Remain Under House Arrest

An Argentine judge has denied a request to release former Foreign Minister Hector Timerman from a preventative detention order imposed on him last week, following a federal inquiry into the 2013 pact between Argentina and Iran that...

December 12, 2017 2:45 pm

Anti-Israel Students Spread Jew Hatred at McMaster University: ‘Hitler Should Have Took You All’

Anti-Israel students at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada have published multiple social media posts praising...

December 12, 2017 11:18 am

Guatemalan Lawmakers Ask Their President to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

JNS.org - Ten representatives from the Guatemalan Congress sent a letter to President Jimmy Morales last...

December 12, 2017 9:57 am

New York Charges Times Square Bomb Suspect With Terrorism; Official Says Attacker Watched ISIS Propaganda Online

New York officials on Tuesday said they charged a Bangladeshi man with terrorism, accusing him...

December 12, 2017 9:08 am

Wife of Beleaguered Alabama Republican Senate Candidate Tries to Refute Antisemitism Claims: ‘One of Our Attorneys Is a Jew’

Kayla Moore -- the wife of beleaguered Alabaman Republican Senate Candidate Roy Moore -- tried...

December 11, 2017 2:37 pm

White House: Palestinians ‘Walking Away’ From Peace Talks by Snubbing Pence

JNS.org - The Trump administration said Sunday that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is “walking away” from...

December 13, 2017 12:27 pm

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Confirms Kirchner Government in Argentina Asked Interpol to Revoke ‘Red Notices’ for AMIA Bombing Planners

Argentina's beleaguered former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, received a further blow from an unexpected quarter on Wednesday, with the Iranian foreign minister's confirmation that...

December 13, 2017 9:56 am

Advocates, Community Members Applaud Rutgers for Disciplinary Actions Against ‘Antisemitic’ Professor

Advocates and community members have applauded Rutgers University for taking disciplinary action against a professor who shared tweets denigrating Jews and Israel. After completing an initial...

December 12, 2017 4:38 pm

Top Senator Praises Hanukkah-Eve Passage of Key Holocaust Restitution Legislation

Senate minority leader Charles Schumer hailed the passage of new legislation on Tuesday that will boost the restitution process for Holocaust survivors and their families. The Justice...

December 12, 2017 3:47 pm

Argentine Judge Orders Ex-Foreign Minister At Heart of AMIA Bombing Cover-Up to Remain Under House Arrest

An Argentine judge has denied a request to release former Foreign Minister Hector Timerman from a preventative detention order imposed on him last week, following a federal...

December 12, 2017 2:45 pm

Anti-Israel Students Spread Jew Hatred at McMaster University: ‘Hitler Should Have Took You All’

Anti-Israel students at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada have published multiple social media posts praising Adolf Hitler, demonizing Jews, and glorifying terrorist organizations, The Algemeiner...

December 12, 2017 11:18 am

Guatemalan Lawmakers Ask Their President to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

JNS.org - Ten representatives from the Guatemalan Congress sent a letter to President Jimmy Morales last Friday asking him to relocate the country’s embassy in Israel...

December 12, 2017 9:57 am

New York Charges Times Square Bomb Suspect With Terrorism; Official Says Attacker Watched ISIS Propaganda Online

New York officials on Tuesday said they charged a Bangladeshi man with terrorism, accusing him of setting off a pipe bomb a day earlier in...

December 12, 2017 9:08 am

Wife of Beleaguered Alabama Republican Senate Candidate Tries to Refute Antisemitism Claims: ‘One of Our Attorneys Is a Jew’

Kayla Moore -- the wife of beleaguered Alabaman Republican Senate Candidate Roy Moore -- tried on Monday to deflect antisemitism claims against the two. "Fake news...

December 11, 2017 2:37 pm

White House: Palestinians ‘Walking Away’ From Peace Talks by Snubbing Pence

JNS.org - The Trump administration said Sunday that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is “walking away” from peace talks after PA President Mahmoud Abbas declined to meet...

December 11, 2017 2:08 pm

Advocates Call for Action Against UN Official Who Headlined Anti-Israel Event at University of Toronto

Advocacy groups are urging action against a United Nations official who headlined an event organized by an anti-Israel group at the University of Toronto (UT)...

December 11, 2017 11:04 am

European Union Tells Israeli PM Netanyahu It Rejects Trump’s Jerusalem Recognition

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case to Europe to ask allies to join the United States in recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but was...

December 11, 2017 8:19 am

Explosion Rocks Major Manhattan Transport Hub, One Suspect in Custody

An explosion rocked New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal, one of the city's busiest commuter hubs, on Monday morning and police said one suspect was...

December 10, 2017 8:50 pm

Swedish PM Condemns Attempted Arson Attack at Synagogue as Three Arrested

Three people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said. There were no...

December 10, 2017 1:44 pm

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief Discusses Trump’s Peacemaking Approach, Netanyahu’s Legacy and the Importance of Listening to the Other Side

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief Dovid Efune recently appeared on JBS’ “L’Chayim” program and held a wide-ranging discussion with host Mark S. Golub about many pressing issues related...

Features

Reform Jews Support Israel at Convention, but Some Question Timing of Jerusalem Move

Jacobs was addressing the record-breaking 6,000 Reform Jews gathered in Boston for the...

Israeli Deterrence Holds Against Iran in Syria — For Now

JNS.org - A recent surge in alleged Israeli strikes on targets in Syria appears to suggest a new Israeli urgency to...

Some on Israeli Left Slant Right Amid Changing Political Map

JNS.org - Avi Gabbay, a leader of Israel’s political left -- and presumably one of the top challengers to Prime Minister...

Opinion

How UNESCO Encourages Antisemitism

JNS.org - In October, the US State Department notified the director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) that America would be withdrawing from the UN body. The US cited the...

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Israel

Israel Expects Insufficient Winter Rainfall as Sea of Galilee Nears Histori...

JNS.org - Israel’s Meteorological Service has forecasted that the country should anticipate insufficient rainfall this winter. The Israeli prediction -- which is...

Middle East

Palestinian Leader Abbas: Trump’s Jerusalem Recognition ‘Crime&...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Muslim leaders on Wednesday that a US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital...

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